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IN CableNet inaugrates headend; ties up with USTDA

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The Hinduja run IN CableNet has inaugrated a new headend at Matunga, King Circle in Mumbai to service the areas of Sion, Wadala, Dadar, Chunabhatti, Dharavi and Antop Hill areas. The state-of-the-art headend will offer 70 channels to its subscribers and would also make Internet over cable available to them. The Hindujas have already begun the Internet services in the western suburbs of Bombay like Khar and Bandra and also in the south Bombay commercial zone - Nariman Point.

The cable service company IndusInd Media and Commission Ltd which boasts of catering to 4 million subscribers all over India had also signed grant agreement with USTDA (United States Trade and Development Agency) on 10 March 2000, to jointly commission a study to work out the feasibility of providing high speed Internet access over the Optical Fibre cable backbone established by IndusInd Media and Communications Ltd.

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